Daktari Profile - Allrecipes.com (10937536)

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Home Town: Carbondale, Illinois, USA
Living In: Southern, Illinois, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2008
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Photography
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About this Cook
50-something hipster with still enough umph to kick it in the kitchen.
My favorite things to cook
Greek, fruit and meat dishes, sushi, chili, Mexican, original recipes
My favorite family cooking traditions
I came from a non-cooking family in a small rural town in eastern Kentucky. I didn't realize there was good food out there until I moved to Chicago where I had the culinary universe at my fingertips. Suffice it to say I'm making up for lost time.
My cooking triumphs
Learning to accommodate a sudden lactose intolerance and still have my favorite cheese-inspired recipes. I'm also trying to perfect pizza crust.
My cooking tragedies
Anything involving quinoa.
Recipe Reviews 22 reviews
How to Make Bolognese Sauce
This is absolutely the best quick bolognese I've never tried. It doesn't look like much (I find the photo to give it a much richer red look than the sauce actually has), but it is delicious. And fast! I didn't make any changes to the recipe. It's great just like it is.

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Reviewed On: Jul. 29, 2015
Colorado Green Chili (Chile Verde)
Used chicken instead of pork. It was absolutely awesome. The meat was also great on corn tortillas. Will definitely make again with pork and chicken.

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Reviewed On: Jul. 29, 2015
Bolognese Sauce
Excellent. Full of flavor. Easy to make. I found that I missed the ability of tomato base to help hold the sauce together, but the taste ultimately won me over. I left out the celery as its not something I keep in my fridge. Freezes well. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed On: Feb. 5, 2015

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